Empire coachbuilders welcomes Paul and Vicky from PM Equestrian.

Empire coachbuilders welcomes Paul and Vicky from PM Equestrian.

Empire coachbuilders welcomes Paul and Vicky from PM Equestrian.

When Paul Morgan and his partner Vicky where looking for a new lorry they wanted something robust and strong for there team of event horses. But something comfortable enough for Paul to stay away in. Paul runs PM Equestrian, a distributor of AntaresParlanti Roma (and Parlanti Passion), Cambox Isis and Tech Stirrups. These brands have all been handpicked by Paul for there stunning quality and as products that he would –  and does – use whilst riding and competing his own horses: he recommends these to his customers without hesitation.

Paul needed a lorry to do both staying away at trade shows all over the country and all through the year while his partner Vicky competes her string of event horses. When they met Empire at the Hickstead Derby they where quick to order there Empire Classic SE and took delivery this week.

26 Ton Renault Premium

26 Ton Renault Premium

sold

26 Ton Renault Premium 26 ton 3 axle Coach built by Whittingham. 6 horses + Full living

26 ton Renault Premium (Big Engine) 3 axle coach built by Whittingham horseboxes. Stalled for 6 large horses or 7 ponies. Full height and width. Power rear ramp. Front and rear air suspension. Full luxury living with large bathroom. Separate toilet and shower cubicle. Sleeping for 4 people. Two in the living and two in the bunk bed of the cab. The living includes, Full leather seating, Full cooker, hot and cold water, blown heating, microwave, TV. Large amount of storage. Several large external tack lockers. Well built strong truck. Maintained regardless of cost. Real eye catching truck.

26 ton Renault Premium (Big Engine)
3 axle coach built by Whittingham horseboxes
Stalled for 6 large horses or 7 ponies
Full height and width
Power rear ramp
Front and rear air suspension
Full luxury living with large bathroom
Separate toilet and shower cubicle
Sleeping for 4 people
Two in the living
Two in the bunk bed of the cab
Full leather seating
Full cooker
Hot and cold water
Blown heating
Microwave
TV
Large amount of storage
Several large external tack lockers
Well built strong truck
Maintained regardless of cost
Real eye catching truck

Empire Sport Camper

Empire Sport Camper

3.5t camper van with all the amenities expected from a luxury campervan and a few other extra’s that only a horsebox manufacturer would think of! Built upon a 2007 Citreon Relay with mileage of 80,000 this bespoke built camper van has ample living for 2 with separate internal storage for your dogs, mountain bikes, surf boards, fishing rods, infact anything that you can think of that involves the outdoors!

This lovely bespoke built camper van has a single bed above the cab and a double bed can be formed by dropping the dining table down. The living is heated and hot water is provided by both 240v and gas. So depending on where you are your heating and hot water will always be available in ample supply.

For those evenings where you want to stay in and relax rather than head out you can whip up a storm in the kitchen area with the gas hobs and the combi oven which works on the LPG generator or the 240v hook up. After cooking yourself and your partner up a lovely meal you can relax on the leather upholstered seating and stretch out while watching your flatscreen TV with digital aerial. Choosing from one of 150 channels or use the built in DVD player to while away your evening.

Getting ready for your day ahead will not be a chore with the inbuilt wet room, you will be able to prepare yourself with a nice hot shower for whatever you decide to do with your day, be it taking your dogs out for a long walk, mountain biking, surfing or fishing, all of this can be stored in our separate rear compartment. Keeping the dogs happy in there own compartment or your equipment stored safely is no problem in the Empire Sport Camper.

3.5t camper van
Luxury campervan
Built upon a 2007 Citreon Relay
Mileage 80,000
Ample living for 2
Separate internal storage for your dogs, mountain bikes, surf boards, fishing rods,
Single bed above the cab
Double bed can be formed by dropping the dining table down
Living is heated and hot water is provided by both 240v
Gas
Kitchen area with the gas hobs
Combi oven
Leather upholstered seating
Flatscreen TV with digital aerial
150 channels
Built in DVD player
Inbuilt wet room
Dogs own compartment

2006 Sovereign

2006 Sovereign

2006 Sovereign

26 ton 3 axle Scania 340 coach built by Sovereign coach builders. Stalled for 7 with full height and width. Full length rug rack with LED lighting throughout. Full luxury living with sleeping accommodation for 4 people in comfort. The living consist of full cooker, blown heating, 3 way fridge, microwave , Hot and cold water, Hob and sink. Large amounts of storage. Large bathroom with toilet, shower and hand basin. Large external tack lockers. 240 volt hook up with push start on board generator. Rear air suspension with tag axle that lifts. CCTV camera system in the horse area and the rear of the truck. Full tilt cab for ease of maintenance. Excellent condition for age. Well maintained and cared for. Long mot.

26 ton 3 axle Scania 340 coach built by Sovereign coach builders
Stalled for 7 with full height and width
Full length rug rack with LED lighting throughout
Full luxury living with sleeping accommodation for 4 people in comfort
The living consist of full cooker
Blown heating
3 way fridge
Microwave
Hot and cold water
Hob and sink
Large amounts of storage
Large bathroom with toilet
Shower and hand basin
Large external tack lockers
240 volt hook up
Rear air suspension with tag axle that lifts
CCTV camera system
Full tilt cab
Excellent condition for age
Well maintained and cared for
Long MOT

62 Reg Vauxhall Movano Coach built

62 Reg Vauxhall Movano Coach built

sold

62 Reg Vauxhall Movano Coach built. 2 stall. New Build

Vauxhall Movano. Built on LWB chassis. 62 plate. New build by Flying Spur. Carries 2 horses rear facing – great height and width in horse area. Two outside tack lockers with saddle and bridle racks, spare wheel, bench seating to the rear and lockable cupboard. Low mileage for year.

Vauxhall Movano
Built on LWB chassis
62 plate
New build by Flying Spur
Carries 2 horses rear facing
Great height and width in horse area
Two outside tack lockers with saddle and bridle racks
Spare wheel
Bench seating to the rear
Lockable Cupboard
Low mileage for year

Empire welcomes Aoife Clark

Empire welcomes Aoife Clark

Empire welcomes Aoife Clark

Aoife Clark has had a fantastic few years, kicking off in 2012 coming 7th individually at the London Olympics.  2013 saw a career high of 11th in the World Rankings, along with becoming the first Irish rider to win Blenheim CCI***, finish 8th at a hugely competitive Badminton and winning the Silver medal at the World Championships for young horses in France. Aoifé then went on to win Bramham CCI*** in 2014 followed by success at the World Equestrian Games.

Aoife decided it was time to upgrade her lorry in 2015 and after speaking to all the big name manufacturers she came to visit Empire and her search was halted. She was so impressed with our build strength and quality finishes but also our willingness to listen to the customers design spec that she commissioned one straight away.

It had been a pleasure to work with Aoife and her husband Simon and we wish them all the best for the future.

Arion Elite

Arion Elite

sold

For sale on behalf of a client.

Recently Coach built KM Arion Elite with slide out. 3 stall – 8 foot slide out – Full luxury living. Low mileage – 7.5 ton – 05 Iveco Eurocargo chassis.

Horse Area:
Two sprung loaded (Anti rattle) aluminium partitions
Partitions padded with rubber skirts on
Fully Lined out Suitably kick boarded area
Gloss Ceiling
Corner mouted LED lights including night running lights
One piece rubber matting bonded to aluminium floor
Three horse head and two vets windows, black framed and limo tinted with steel protections bar
40cm roof vent
Tie Rings
Spoiler mounted twin LED loading lights

Living area:
High gloss luxury living, fully integral with full elite package wood
Four large windows, black framed and limo tinted
High gloss wood lined out
85 Ltr 3 way fridge
Full marine electrics including battery condition monitor, split charge, 240 volt hook up and intelligent battery charger
LED lighting throughout including down lighters and central lights
Lower cupboards including domestic style hob/oven and sink with glass cover
Microwave
Wardrobe
Top locker style cupboards throughout
Leatherette Luton with side screen and mattress
Wooden flooring
Wrap-a-round seating with luxury leather upholstery
Cab seats upholstered in leather to match
Roman Blinds and roller blinds to all openings
Truma blow air heating – Gas
Truma hot water heater – Gas
Flat screen TV, Top cupboards mounted with external aerial
LED Lighting to under cupboards, internal steps

WC and Shower

Full high gloss walls
Shower head
Heated tower rail
Thetford flushing WC
Small black framed limo tinted windows

Outside:
Large external tack lockers
Underfloor storage
Metallic paint
Full tilt cab
CCTV camera system

18T Empire Platinum

18T Empire Platinum

18T Empire Platinum

For sale on behalf of a upgrading customer

Built by Empire in 2010 on a 2006 Scania P270 chassis/cab with a manual gearbox, air suspension and only 210,000 Kms . It is in immaculate condition.
Exterior:
aluminium construction
fully tilting cab
full underliving storage with large storage capacity.
Privacy windows
100 gallon water tank
double gas storage locker with changeover switch
multiple tack and storage lockers
Rear grooms door

Horse Area:
6 large horses
stainless steel telescopic partitions
rubber floor over aluminium planking
stockboard to 5 feet
full length rug rack with opening doors
heavy duty roof vents
Travel fans
travelling lights
loading light
cctv horse and reverse cameras
storage for grooming kit and accesories

Shower room:
full size luxury shower cubicle
flushing toilet into large holding tank
towel storage / radiator
LED lights

Living Area:
full leather upholstery including cab seats
full size fridge freezer
full cooker
integrated microwave
large flat screen lcd tv with built in freeview and dvd
large roof vent
all LED lighting throughout
Sleeping for 6
push button generator with hook up
Another Empire on the road…..

Another Empire on the road…..

Another Empire on the road…..

We welcome Tricia Pytches to the Empire family. Tricia had been wanting a lorry to travel her young horses to local shows, she needed something robust and strong but something that she was also able to relax in if the day was a long one. When Tricia saw the Empire Classic SE her search was over and she was quick to commission an order with us! We welcome Tricia and her daughters to the Empire family and look forward to working with her at some point in the future.

Empire welcomes the Doolittle family.

Empire welcomes the Doolittle family.

Empire welcomes the Doolittle family.

When John and Caroline Doolittle were looking for a horsebox for their daughter they looked around all of the major horsebox manufacturers. On meeting the team at Empire their search stopped. We were able to meet all of their expectations and desires at a cost that wasn’t prohibitive!

We built for them a totally bespoke 7.5t Empire Extreme on a Used MAN chassis. The upholstery, cupboards, layout and horse area designed to their specifications. The results were fantastic and to showcase this, we have had a photo shoot with the lorry which will feature on our website in the near future in a new section for Empire.

We wish the Doolittle’s every success for the future and thank them for their valued support of our brand.